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Kanye West and John Legend Performing "Gold Digger" in 2004

Young Kanye West Performing His "Gold Digger" Verse Will Blow Your Mind

These days, Kanye West is so often associated with outrageous quotes and making scenes at award shows that it's almost hard to remember a time when he was an up-and-coming rapper with loads of promise. Here's a peek at early Kanye in this 2004 video, accompanied by John Legend (who looks so, so young) on the piano, rapping a version of "Gold Digger" before it was "Gold Digger." They're so young, but what's even crazier is Kanye's outfit.

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